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This information does not constitute or imply the endorsement, recommendation or favoring by the United States Department of Agriculture or any U.S. governmental agency. See Policies and Disclaimers.PLoS OneHarry Horsley, James Malone-Lee, David Holland, Madeleine Tuz, Andrew Hibbert, Michael Kelsey, Anthony Kupelian, Jennifer L. Rohn Bacterial urinary tract infections (UTI) are a major growing concern worldwide. Uropathogenic Escherichia coli has been shown to invade the urothelium during acute UTI in mice and humans, forming intracellular...Environmental MicrobiologyOf all known Salmonella enterica serovars, S. Infantis is one of the most commonly isolated and has been recently emerging worldwide. To understand the recent emergence of S. Infantis in Israel we performed extensive comparative analyses between pre-emergent and the clonal emergent S. Infantis populations. We demonstrate the...Journal of Medical MicrobiologyThe comparison of the publicly available genomes of the virulent Salmonella serovar Typhimurium strains SL1344, 14028s, D23580 to that of the virulence attenuated isolate LT2 revealed the absence of a full sequence of bacteriophage ST64B in the latter. Four selected ST64B regions of unknown function (sb7-sb11, sb46, sb49-...International Journal of Food MicrobiologyAvailable online 10 December 2013 Author(s): Frédérique Pasquali , Alessandra De Cesare , Antonio Valero , John Emerdhal Olsen , Gerardo Manfreda Eggs and egg products have been described as the most critical food vehicles of salmonellosis. The prevalence and level of contamination of Salmonella on table eggs are...International Journal of Food MicrobiologyAvailable online 7 December 2013 Author(s): Chuan Loo Wong , Chin Chin Sieo , Wen Siang Tan , Norhani Abdullah , Mohd. Hair-Bejo , Jalila Abu , Yin Wan Ho In this study, a Salmonella Typhimurium lytic bacteriophage, Φ st1, which was isolated from chicken faecal material, was evaluated as a candidate for biocontrol...Foodborne Pathogens and DiseaseOnline Ahead of Print...Eurosurveillance..Eurosurveillance..Journal of Food SafetyThis study examined the antibacterial mode of action of Taxus cuspidata leaf essential oil (TCEO) against foodborne pathogenic bacteria. Gas chromatography–mass spectrometry analysis of microwave-extracted TCEO resulted in examination of 34 different compounds, representing 81.63% of the total oil. The TCEO (1,000 μg per disc) showed...PLoS OneImen Fendri, Amal Ben Hassena, Noel Grosset, Mohamed Barkallah, Lamia Khannous, Victoria Chuat, Michel Gautier, Radhouane Gdoura All over the world, the incidence of Salmonella spp contamination on different food sources like broilers, clams and cow milk has increased rapidly in recent years. The multifaceted properties of Salomnella serovars...Journal of Food ProtectionCabrera-Diaz, Elisa et al...Journal of Food ProtectionAhn, Juhee et al...Food ControlPublication date: May 2014 , Volume 39 Author(s): I. Karagöz , R.G. Moreira , M.E. Castell-Perez Electron beam irradiation can help prevent outbreaks due to consumption of raw nuts. However, their high-fat content makes irradiation difficult and methods to reduce the dose required for decontamination (D 10-value) are needed; in addition,...Food ControlPublication date: May 2014 , Volume 39 Author(s): S.A. Kim , H.J. Park , S.H. Lee , I.G. Hwang , M.S. Rhee The objective of this study was to examine the fate of foodborne pathogens (Bacillus cereus, Escherichia coli O157:H7, Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella Typhimurium, and Staphylococcus aureus) and B. cereus spores in Korean turbid rice...Journal of Food ScienceThe objective of this study was to investigate the antimicrobial effects of carvacrol and cinnamaldehyde incorporated into applecarrot, and hibiscus-based edible films against Salmonella Newport in bagged organic leafy greens. The leafy greens tested included organic Romaine and Iceberg lettuce, and mature and baby spinach. Each...Proceedings of the National Academy of SciencesWe appreciate the interest taken in our recent work (1) by Blair et al. (2), who are “perplexed” that we did not observe induction of ramA expression in Salmonella typhimurium treated with 50–125 μM indole. It is important to note, however, that induction of the Salmonella typhimurium ramA gene by.....Journal of Food ScienceRecent foodborne disease outbreaks involving minimally processed tree nuts have generated a need for improved sanitation proceduresChemical sprays and dips have shown promise for reducing pathogens on fresh produce, but little research has been conducted for in-shell hazelnuts. This study analyzed the effectiveness of 3 chemical...Journal of Applied Poultry ResearchThe main objectives of this study were to discern intrahouse spatial and temporal effects on foodborne and nuisance pathogen bacterial levels in actively used commercial broiler litter. The purpose of the study was to provide critical information regarding microbial hot spots, which may be targeted for site-specific...Veterinary MicrobiologyPublication date: 27 December 2013 , Volume 167, Issues 3–4 Author(s): D. Jones-Dias , V. Manageiro , A.P. Francisco , A.P. Martins , G. Domingues , D. Louro , E. Ferreira , M. Caniça Enterobacteriaceae resistant to quinolones frequently arise in animals, being easily disseminated through the food-chain. The aim of this study was to...Food ControlPublication date: May 2014 , Volume 39 Author(s): Joshua A. Scheinberg , Amanda L. Svoboda , Catherine N. Cutter Beef jerky is a convenient, ready-to-eat meat product, but requires processing lethality steps to ensure the safety of the product. Previous outbreaks involving various jerky products have highlighted the risks associated with jerky...Food ControlPublication date: May 2014 , Volume 39 Author(s): A. Anyogu , B. Awamaria , J.P. Sutherland , L.I.I. Ouoba Molecular identification of microorganisms associated with submerged cassava fermentation was carried out and isolates of lactic acid bacteria (LAB) were examined for antimicrobial activity, including ability to produce antimicrobial...Journal of BacteriologyEscherichia coli AraC is a well-described transcription activator of genes involved in arabinose metabolism. Using complementary genomic approaches, ChIP-chip and transcription profiling, we identify direct regulatory targets of AraC, including five novel target genes: ytfQ, ydeN, ydeM, ygeA and polB. Strikingly, only ytfQ has an...International Journal of Food MicrobiologyAvailable online 22 November 2013 Author(s): Won-Jae Song , Hye-Jung Sung , Sung-Youn Kim , Kwang-Pyo Kim , Sangryeol Ryu , Dong-Hyun Kang This study evaluated the efficacy of gamma irradiation to inactivate foodborne pathogens in black pepper (Piper nigrum) and red pepper (dried Capsicum annuum). Black and red...PLoS OneAaron R. Everitt, Simon Clare, Jacqueline U. McDonald, Leanne Kane, Katherine Harcourt, Malika Ahras, Amar Lall, Christine Hale, Angela Rodgers, Douglas B. Young, Ashraful Haque, Oliver Billker, John S. Tregoning, Gordon Dougan, Paul Kellam The interferon-inducible transmembrane (IFITM) family of proteins has been shown to restrict a broad range...International Journal of Food MicrobiologyAvailable online 22 November 2013 Author(s): Ga-Hee Ban , Dong-Hyun Kang Three types (A, B, and C) of peanut butter product with different water activities (0.18, 0.39, and 0.65 aw) inoculated with a 3-strain mixture of Salmonella Typhimurium were subjected to gamma irradiation (60Co) treatment, with doses ranging...Journal of Applied Poultry ResearchThere have been numerous research studies concerning the different types of bacteria in broiler litter. However, very little is known about the spatial distribution of bacteria from the top to the bottom of the litter bed. Two experiments were conducted, one of a single flock in a pen trial, and the second on a...PLoS OneMirna Mrkonjić Fuka, Stefanie Wallisch, Marion Engel, Gerhard Welzl, Jasmina Havranek, Michael Schloter Microbial communities play an important role in cheese ripening and determine the flavor and taste of different cheese types to a large extent. However, under adverse conditions human pathogens may colonize cheese samples during ripening and may...Journal of Dairy SciencePublication date: December 2013 , Volume 96, Issue 12 Author(s): A. Stockmarr , R. Bødker , L.R. Nielsen Salmonella Dublin is a bacterium that causes disease and production losses in cattle herds. In Denmark, a surveillance and control program was initiated in 2002 to monitor and reduce the prevalence of Salmonella Dublin. In dairy...International Journal of Food MicrobiologyAvailable online 18 November 2013 Author(s): Kevin Holvoet , Imca Sampers , Marleen Seynnaeve , Mieke Uyttendaele Eight Belgian lettuce farms located in the West Flanders were sampled to establish the relationships between levels of indicator bacteria, detection of enteric zoonotic pathogens and the temperature...Applied and Environmental MicrobiologyDimethyl adenosine transferase (KsgA) performs diverse roles in bacteria, including ribosomal maturation and DNA mismatch repair, and synthesis of KsgA is responsive to antibiotics and cold temperature. We previously showed that a ksgA mutation in Salmonella enterica serovar Enteritidis results in impaired...Applied and Environmental MicrobiologyIdentification of management practices associated with preharvest pathogen contamination of produce fields is crucial to the development of effective Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs). A cross-sectional study was conducted to (i) determine management practices associated with a Salmonella- or Listeria monocytogenes-...Foodborne Pathogens and DiseaseOnline Ahead of Print...Food ControlPublication date: May 2014 , Volume 39 Author(s): Men Long , Jangmei Wang , Hong Zhuang , Yingyang Zhang , Haizhou Wu , Jianhao Zhang Under UV light, nano-TiO2 is effective in photocatalytic disinfection. In this paper, we studied the disinfection effects of nano-TiO2 on the two typical food-borne microorganisms, Gram-negative bacterium-...Foodborne Pathogens and DiseaseOnline Ahead of Print...International Journal of Antimicrobial AgentsAvailable online 15 November 2013 Author(s): Sam Abraham , Mitchell D. Groves , Darren J. Trott , Toni A. Chapman , Bernadette Turner , Michael Hornitzky , David Jordan Salmonella enterica is a zoonotic pathogen causing a variety of diseases in humans and animals. Many countries are reporting an increase in the...Journal of Clinical MicrobiologyEnteric illness affects millions of individuals annually in the United States and results in >50,000 hospitalizations. The rapid and accurate identification of bacterial pathogens associated with gastroenteritis can aid acute patient management decisions, including the use of antibiotic therapy and infection control....PLoS OneFarhana Haque, Subodh Kumar Kundu, Md Saiful Islam, S. M. Murshid Hasan, Asma Khatun, Partha Sarathi Gope, Zahid Hayat Mahmud, A. S. M. Alamgir, M. Sirajul Islam, Mahmudur Rahman, Stephen P. Luby Background In 2010, an acute illness outbreak was reported in school students eating high-energy biscuits supplied by the school feeding programme in...Poultry ScienceSalmonella Enteritidis is a common foodborne pathogen transmitted to humans largely by consumption of contaminated eggs. The external surface of eggs becomes contaminated with Salmonella Enteritidis from various sources on farms, the main sources being hens’ droppings and contaminated litter. Therefore, effective egg surface disinfection is...Poultry SciencePropolis, a resinous mixture produced by honeybees from substances collected from plants, has strong antibacterial and antifungal properties. The purpose of the current study was to establish the effects of prestorage application of propolis and storage time on eggshell microbial activity, egg weight loss, hatchability, and chick...International Journal of Food MicrobiologyAvailable online 14 November 2013 Author(s): Maria Egervärn , Stefan Börjesson , Sara Byfors , Maria Finn , Caroline Kaipe , Stina Englund , Mats Lindblad The presence of Enterobacteriaceae producing extended spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBL) or transferable AmpC beta-lactamases (pAmpC) is increasingly being...Food ControlPublication date: April 2014 , Volume 38 Author(s): Khalid Ibrahim Sallam , Mahmoud Ahmed Mohammed , Mohammed Ahmed Hassan , Tomohiro Tamura The present study was undertaken to determine the prevalence of Salmonella in 270 raw meat samples (90 each of fresh beef, ground beef, and beef burger) purchased on nine occasions from various...Journal of Food ProtectionWang, Jiaqi et al...International Journal of Food MicrobiologyAvailable online 10 November 2013 Author(s): Hye-Jung Sung , Won-Jae Song , Kwang-Pyo Kim , Sangryeol Ryu , Dong-Hyun Kang We investigated the combination effect of ozone and heat treatment in apple juice for inactivation of Escherichia coli O157:H7, Salmonella Typhimurium, and Listeria monocytogenes. Apple juices...Journal of BacteriologyyaiW is a previously uncharacterized gene found in enteric bacteria that is of particular interest because it is located adjacent to the sbmA gene, whose bacA ortholog is required for Sinorhizboium meliloti symbiosis and Brucella abortus pathogenesis. We show that yaiW is co-transcribed with sbmA in Escherichia coli and Salmonella...Letters in Applied MicrobiologyA rapid identification of Salmonella, one of the most common food-borne pathogens worldwide, in clinical patients can enable better rational managements and prevent further outbreaks. The traditional immunochromatography using antibody-gold nanoparticles (Ab-AuNPs), such as the home pregnancy test, has been used for the...Journal of Medical MicrobiologyThe aminoglycoside phosphotransferase aph(3’)-IIa is primarily inactivating kanamycin and neomycin, aph(3’)-IIIa additionally amikacin. The aim of the study was to determine the frequency of both resistance genes in major human pathogens to obtain their baseline prevalence in the gene pool of these bacterial populations in...Journal of Food SafetyThis study aimed to evaluate xanthan gum as a carrier of preservative solution and calcium chloride in edible coating applied to fresh-cut apple. The utilized coatings, prepared in aqueous solution, were: (T1) control, (T2) 1% glycerol, (T3) 1% glycerol and 0.5% xanthan gum, (T4) 1% glycerol, 0.5% xanthan gum and 1% CaCl2 (T5) 1%...Journal of Food SafetyThe popularity of farmers' markets continues to rise in the U.S.A. Raw poultry products sold at farmers' markets are of particular concern due to the United States Department of Agriculture inspection exemption status afforded to many poultry vendors. Whole chicken from farmers' markets and supermarkets in Pennsylvania were evaluated...Applied and Environmental MicrobiologyThe effect of electric field-induced ohmic heating for inactivation of Escherichia coli O157:H7, Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium, and Listeria monocytogenes in buffered peptone water (BPW) (pH 7.2) and apple juice (pH 3.5; 11.8 °Brix) was investigated in this study. BPW and apple juice were treated at...Applied and Environmental MicrobiologySalmonella is an important cause of bacterial food-borne gastroenteritis. Salmonella encounters multiple abiotic stresses during pathogen elimination methods used in food processing, and these stresses may influence its subsequent survivability within the host or in the environment. Upon ingestion, Salmonella is...